Sponsorship & Partnership Opportunities

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department presents a diverse range of free events and experiences along the Scioto Mile. Become an event or program sponsor and receive unparalleled exposure to audience members representing diverse cultures, age groups and incomes. Reach your marketing and community outreach goals by becoming a sponsor of Scioto Mile events and programming.

Inquiries welcome, please contact Samantha Frew at 614-645-3033 or slfrew@columbus.gov.

Opportunities Include:

Jazz & Rib Fest—The 38th annual Jazz & Rib Fest returns to the Scioto Mile in downtown Columbus, Ohio on July 21-23, 2017. Three stages will host the finest local, regional and international jazz artists, while barbeque pit masters serve up sizzling ribs, chicken and more. Savor the best ribs from around the country as 23 award-winning barbeque teams compete for “Best Ribs” bragging rights. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.hotribscooljazz.org/become-a-sponsor/.

Rhythm on the River—Featuring an eclectic array of touring artists, local musicians and arts organizations, the free outdoor performances take place at the Performing Arts Pavilion, a state-of-the-art venue with architecture that reflects the design of the Scioto Mile Fountain, located in Bicentennial Park.